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pontlevis

[pont-lev-is] /pɒntˈlɛv ɪs/
noun
1.
a drawbridge.
Origin
1480-1490
1480-90; < French, equivalent to pont bridge (< Latin pont-, stem of pōns) + levis (< Vulgar Latin *levāticius liftable, adj. derivative of Latin levāre to lift
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